Date/Time
Date(s) - 25/07/2019
7:00 pm


Location
Keswick


Category(ies)
Specialist Film


National Theatre Live: The Lehman Trilogy

image of film mposter for the Lehman Trilogy, an event in Keswick in the Lake District

By Stefano Massini, adapted by Ben Power, directed by Sam Mendes.
 
The story of a family and a company that changed the world, told in three parts on a single evening.
 
Academy Award-winner Sam Mendes (Skyfall, The Ferryman) directs Simon Russell Beale, Adam Godley and Ben Miles who play the Lehman Brothers, their sons and grandsons.
 
On a cold September morning in 1844 a young man from Bavaria stands on a New York dockside. Dreaming of a new life in the new world. He is joined by his two brothers and an American epic begins.
 
163 years later, the firm they establish – Lehman Brothers – spectacularly collapses into bankruptcy, and triggers the largest financial crisis in history.
 
This critically acclaimed and five-time Olivier Award nominated play features stunning set design from Es Devlin (NT Live: Hamlet) and will be broadcast live from London’s West End as part of National Theatre Live’s 10th Birthday season.

 
Location: The Alhambra, 36 St John’s St, Keswick, CA12 5AG
 
Time: 7 pm
 
Duration: 240 minutes
 
Rating: 12A
 
More info and online booking: www.keswickalhambra.co.uk
 
The beautiful Keswick Alhambra Cinema, established 1913, is a little gem of independent cinema heritage: one of Britain’s oldest continuously operating cinemas. It retains its original theatre-style layout, with balcony and stalls seating around a single screen, and many original features. Open 364 days a year, screening the latest films, live-streamed theatre, ballet and music.
 

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